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MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm EDT
have barney frank later on this hour responding to the elizabeth warren/scot brown debate that happened in boston. that was a barn burner. but before that, i have to tell you we had a remarkable late in the game development in the presidential race today. it is october 1st. but what happened today is roughly the opposite of an october surprise, i guess? today the republican party announced that in five of the nine or so swing states in the presidential race this year, in the five states that you see marked with an x on this map, the republican party is stopping its voter registration efforts. the republican party has suddenly and totally as of october 1st given up on trying to register new voters in nevada, colorado, virginia, north carolina, and florida. each of those states is very much in play this year. and the republican party has announced that in these five key swing states, they are going to stop registering new voters. here are the voter registration deadlines for those states. typically what this would mean is between now and the last minute of the last hour on the la
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
independence day or night in massachusetts. elizabeth warren and scott brown tried to dodge partisanship at every turn yet somehow the candidates got chippy. we will dissect and discuss round two ahead on "now." [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ male announcer ] you start your day... love you, too. ...thinking about what's important to you -- your family... ...the mortgage... the kids' college tuition. [ cellphone ringing ] but life insurance? [ horn honking ] life is unpredictable. that's why at fidelity life we want you to think about term life insurance -- taking care of your family's future expenses if something happens to you. it's easy. we get to know you and your needs, then give you our best quote and our competitors'. you choose and save up to 70%. that could mean $250,000 of coverage for just $15 a month. we
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >>> elsewhere, the candidates for the u.s. senate in massachusetts, scott brown and elizabeth warren, debated for the second time last night. the two were combative as they staked out opposite positions on issues ranging from job creation to bringing home troops from afghanistan. nbc's david gregory of "meet the press" was the moderator, and they also clashed over brown's claim of partisan independence. >> if he is re-elected, that increases the odds that the republicans will control the senate and that he can block president obama's agenda. >> if you're going to comment on my record, i would at least have you refer to it -- >> can we -- >> excuse me, excuse me. >> go ahead, senator. >> excuse me, i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond. thank you. >> recent polls before the debate showed elizabeth warren with a small lead over scott brown. >>> and last night on "the rachel maddow show," congressman barney frank weighed in on the debate. he explained scott brown's stance and what he believes are inconsistencies in his campaign. >> here's a man who claims he's suppo
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
brown about the economy in ohio and how the economy might be better than we realized. the debate we're having about the economy is not the debate a lot of people political commentators and critics thought we would be having and we want to dig in to the numbers beneath the headline numbers that might give us a sense of why that's the case. >> "up with chris hayes" tomorrow morning on msnbc. set your different or better yet your alarm clock. >>> if you could use a superpower would it be the ability to fly, the ability to be invisible, the ability to be more powerful than a speeding locomotive? senator scott brown apparently has a superpower. we will explain. next. i even wrote a play about that. my symptoms were a pain in my abdomen and periods that were heavier and longer than usual for me. if you have symptoms that last two weeks or longer, be brave, go to the doctor. ovarian and uterine cancers are gynecologic cancers. symptoms are not the same for everyone. i got sick...and then i got better. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously rele
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. >>> the second debate between elizabeth warren and scott brown has just ended. >>> and another big debate tonight. and you are going to see the coverage right here before anywhere else. democrat wayne powell just finishes debate with eric cantor. i'll talk to the man trying to unseat one of the biggest obstructionists in congress. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using the hash tag ed show. is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for watching tonight. the presidential debate is just two days away in denver. here's chris christie talking about how incredibly well mitt romney is going to do. >> on wednesday night, mitt romney is going to be standing on the same stage as the president of the united states and i'm telling you come thursday morning, the entire narrative of the race is going to change. here's the great news for republicans. we have a candidate who is going to contrast
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30am EDT
night football and an unbelievable hit on the browns josh cribbs you'll not want to miss. and stephen colbert shows us how the romney campaign is reacting to a bad week of poll numbers and, of course, a check on this friday weather all when "way too early" come right back. ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> lovely shot of the capitol there in washington, d.c. let's get a check on your friday weather now from nbc meteorologist bill karins. good morning. >> let it rain on the friday to clear it out for the weekend. >> sounds good to me. >> if you're in new england, you'll be dealing with wet roads out there and embedded areas of heavier rain through connecticut and exiting northern jersey and southern portions of new york. this is with us for the first half of the day. by the second
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
democratic senator sherrod brown. plus, one of romney's top surrogates makes some outrageous and offensive comments about the president. >> he has been what i zi and disengaged. when you're not that bright, you can't get better prepared. >> lazy? not that bright? time for romney's campaign to show some respect and kick this by by to the curb. questions? anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> today's conversation on facebook has been going nonstop since last night's debate. everyone's riled up about romney's attack on big bird and the gang at sesame street. ramon says don't mess with big bird. denetra says i fwru up on sesame street and i want my children to enjoy it, to
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
the aarp voters' guide at earnedasay.org >>> i think scott brown and linda mcmahon and a lot of candidates out there are really going to be in trouble if the national republicans now go back on their word and come in here and try to fund todd akin. >> well, missouri senator claire mccaskill sending a warning to all republicans the day after her gop opponent called her unlady-like. a down ballot effect could happen it to mitt romney to republican race as cross the country. "the daily beast" says the gop is suffering from self-dell lugs syndrome. joining me are three quarters of nbc's newest show "the cycle," krystal ball, toure, and s.e. cupp. >> steve is here as the holy ghost, right? >> anyway, okay. so krystal ball, i want to start with the latest comments from todd akin. they kay claire miss cass kill unlady-like. >> unbelievable. >> among them newt gingrich, rick santorum, jim demight not, high profile. do you agree that this could have a national trickle-down effect here? >> i think it has a trickle-down effect and it has a trickle-up effect as well. look at mitt romney's p
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 9:00pm EDT
senator scott brown is trying desperately, very desperately, to fend off a challenge from democratic candidate elizabeth warren. i use the word desperate on purpose. after releasing one ad attacking elizabeth warren on the basis of race, after his staffers were caught childishly mocking native americans with the whole tomahawk chop and after the cherokee nation asked scott brown to apologize for that and he refused to do so, after all that scott brown has put out another ad today again attacking elizabeth warren on the ground of race. they must have some poll numbers showing a race based campaign is working wonders for him. it's not a whisper campaign, anonymous flyers on windshields like we used to expect. this comes straight from the campaign unapologetically. just to be clear as a bell about what the story is. it's not that scott brown has ever disproven or anybody has ever disproven that elizabeth warren has native american ancestry. it's not been disproven. it's not a lie. scott brown's whole beef with her, the whole basis for his u.s. senate campaign against her based on race i
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 2:00am EDT
language? willy brown is the former mayor of san francisco, former speaker of the house out there. joan walsh is editor-at-large for salon and the author of "what's the matter with white people." i want to get to these points. can you win on the facts having lost perhaps on performance value? >> it's very, very difficult to get people in the world observing politicians to ever come to the substance. they always go for style. they always are influenced by performances, and i believe mr. obama took a licking last night. the public knows that and now to suggest that the facts support what his position is supposed to be i don't think carries. >> you know, i got to ask you a personal question about the president. you know, i do look up to him in so many ways. when i'm with him i say to myself and i do this objectively, i listen to him after he's briefed us on something, this guy ought to be president. he has the command of the issues. he has scope. he has relevance. he can talk to you as regular person in common english as well as the wonk talk. he has an iq that is way up there. yet last ni
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am EDT
what he did, and i think scott brown and linda mcmahon and a lot of candidates out there are really going to be in trouble if the national republicans now go back on their word and come in and here try to fund todd akin. >> susan, do you agree with that? >> i agree that the democrats would really love to attach todd aakin to some of these critical swing state elections like brown in massachusetts. that's a real close race with democrat elizabeth warren, who definitely has her own problems with some of the things she's said and in connecticut as well. typically blue states where republicans have a real shot at winning. i think the problem for claire is in her own state is a state trending conservative. it's a state where people are unhappy with some of the major initiatives that claire mchas kill supported while p in congress. despite the gaffes she's running hard to hang onto her seat. this is not a done deal as i think her camp would be after he made those controversial statements last month. i think claire mccaskill, the fact she's talking about it shows she knows it's a competiti
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
warren/brown debate. >> if you're going to comment on my record i would have you refer to -- >> can we just -- if this is going to be -- >> excuse me. i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond, okay. thank you. >> plus, there they go again. those inmates at the famous filipino prison hit the yard gangham style. ♪ >> and good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. only one day to go before mitt romney faces off against president obama in denver and our new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows voters across the nation are placing more importance on these debates than the last time a sitting president ran and was challenged. joining me chris cizilla, managing editor of post politics.com and nbc political editor mark murray. mark, first to you, go through the numbers on the new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll. others have shown tightening of the race. when you asked voters whether they are looking to these debates more than last time did. >> people are paying attention. four in ten saying this is going to matter, be important to their vote, although wor
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
until after the election. >>> a lot of democrats think or hope that scott brown up in massachusetts came on too strong in his debate last night with elizabeth warren. >>> let who's had another etch-a-sketch moment. mitt romney says he won't revoke the self-deportation for illegal immigrants. >>> let me fin wish a behind the scene looks in what happened in the great kennedy/nixon debates. i've got it for you. this is "hardball," the place for politics. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our commitment to america. bp supports nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs in communities across the country. we hired three thousand people just la
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 2:00am EDT
implementation until after the election. >>> a lot of democrats think or hope that scott brown up in massachusetts came on too strong in his debate last night with elizabeth warren. >>> let who's had another etch-a-sketch moment. mitt romney says he won't revoke the self-deportation for illegal immigrants. >>> let me fin wish a behind the scene looks in what happened in the great kennedy/nixon debates. i've got it for you. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> ron brown's in "the national journal" wrote, the main reason obama is doing better in battleground states has to do with his increase from white working women. working class women. keep in mind, back in 2008, nationally, obama only got 41% of that group's vote. well, today in michigan 46% say they support the president. in florida it's 48%. nevada, new hampshire, wisconsin, and pennsylvania, the number hovers in those cases around 50%. in ohio and iowa, it's up to 52%. looking good for the president with white working class women. what an interesting category to be moving ahead in. we'll be right back. >>> welcome bac
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
between elizabeth warren and scott brown. the stumbles, the highlights and who won the night? ♪ these are... [ male announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor. >>> welcome back. we are following this breaking news out of arizona. a border patrol agent has been shot and killed in naco along the border near tucson. both were patrolling on horseback in an area known as a drug-smuggling corridor. the wounded agent was air-lifted by helicopter to a hospital and is expected to recover. we'll work on more details and bring them to you. >>> we have a look at some of the other stories topping the news. senate leaders are said to be close to a deal that would tackle the fiscal cliff facing the country. the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts that are set to kick in in january. a new report by the nonpartisan tax policy center says 90% of americans will see their taxes go up by an average of $3,500 per household if
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
debate for elizabeth warren and scott brown. both struggled on basic answers on washington. scalia and lugar. good morning from littleton, colorado, just outside of denver in the all-important denver suburbs. the swingiest part of the state. it's tuesday, october 2nd, 2012. i'm chloyce talbott. mitt romney landed in colorado last night and scored the endorsement of the big guy. the legendary quarterback and now executive vice president of football operations john elway. it was the only scheduled talk. it was a stealth bomber in the background there. romney tried to tamp down expectations in the back. >> people want to know who is going to win? who is going to score the punches and who is going to make the biggest difference in the arguments they make? in my view, it's not so much winning or losing or even the people themselves. it's about something bigger than that. these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. >> playing off the enthusiastic crowd. romney had lines for the base. may even tested out a few zingers w
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. >> and joining us now, judith brown, diana's co-director of the advancement project, a civil rights organization that filed the lawsuit. thank you for your time. we played that state lawmaker who said if that law was in effect in pennsylvania, he felt that governor romney would win that state, done. the polling shows opposite. nevertheless there was a concern. let's talk about the split decision. the judge is blocking it for now, but what happens next? >> well, you know, this is a big victory for democracy. it paves the way for free, fair, and accessible voting. we know that there were hundreds of thousands of people who would have been impacted by this and would not have had the i.d. we're very pleased that, in fact, in november people can vote without that i.d. we will continue to fight this law because we know that in the end that it impacts elderly voters, young voters and people of color and veterans in the state of pennsylvania. >> what's interesting and the irony we've been talking about is that there was always a great debate that there was no proof of significant voter frau
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
initial reaction to the elizabeth warren/scott brown debate. >> scott brown fell into the trap that sometimes male politicians fall into when they debate women. he looked overbearing and angry. and you particularly can't do that when you're debating a woman candidate. i thought he was in a lot of trouble as a result of this. he's behind anyway, but now he looks mad, angry, and i think that's a -- >> okay. well, that race is fascinating. the debate was last night and we have fascinating clips of that. and also the look at preparations of the presidential debates a day away. but first, we'll start with afghanistan. nato's secretary general says there's a possibility that western forces could be withdrawn from afghanistan more quickly than previously planned. he suggested the deadly spike of insider attacks has hit the morale of former troops serving in the war zone. and today's front page of the "new york times" claims the u.s. is abandoning its hopes for a peace deal with the taliban. the "times" reports american officials are essentially giving up on what was once a critical compone
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
massachusetts tonight, senator scott brown and his democratic challenge elizabeth warren face off in the second of four debates for that u.s. senate seat up there. david gregory will moderate it comes as new boston globe poll shows warren inching slightly ahead, 43% to 38%. still 18% of voters remain undecided there. the same poll conducted in may gave senator brown a two-point lead. >>> still ahead on "way too early," wow were the new york jets bad yesterday. shutout, blownout, injured on their home field. rex ryan's press game post conference the only highlight of the day. >>> and an incredible comeback by team europe at ryder cup. the united states entered sunday with a big lead and it's big guns on the course. we'll show you what happened in sports. all that and a check on weather when "way too early" comes right back. >> there are a few people in the house who would rather we did this some other way. we've tried other ways. i say to my friends in the house of representatives, we've got to get this done. >> we're confident the way we got this package will work in the senate. we're op
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
brown, also cochair for the romney campaign out here. senator brown, let me start with you on the civil tone. everybody is so nice. i assume that plays well no matter what side you're on. >> absolutely. colorado is socially moderate. fiscally very conservative. it plays very well in the state. >> were you surprised how civil it was? >> it was. >> it was nasty on the airwaves. >> we sat through a lot of republican debate where is it got very nasty very quickly on the stage. it seems like both camps were very careful to tell the candidate, okay, don't lecture. that was worked on both sides. don't be peevish. >> i don't understand the obama campaign was coming out and no, no, no. not overly so. >> they prepared for three days for this in the las vegas area. you don't want to engage too much. unfortunately the president missed a couple of opportunities where he should have. >> senator, i had three colorado governors on yesterday. now i have a fourth one. you survived. >> i survived. i know. and i'll ask the same question. i'll ask it to you. what makes colorado the quintessential swin
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
-- yours at least was legitimate. >>> coming up, what can brown do for you? he's running for re-election up in ohio. but he's got karl rove money machine, whole money machine coming at him, and he's taking him on pretty well. he's doing well. we're going to learn something about winning in a good old state like ohio. >>> republicans have been searching without success over the country for voter fraud, and now they finally found it in their own campaign. the biggest case of alleged registration fraud in the country, and the republicans are caught paying for it and holding the bag. we can't wait to get to that one. >>> we're going to visit that parallel republican universe where mitt romney leads, by the way, in every poll in that universe. the republicans really believe in a liberal conspiracy involving all the pollsters of this country left and right, even the fox pollsters? maybe they just don't accept the legitimacy of a democratic president, any democratic president. >>> let me finish with my belief that presidential debates are often unfair and almost always unpredictable. t
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
got a chance for scott brown to get re-elected in massachusetts? i guess that is the $64,000 question. >> and if mitt romney is running this badly in virginia george allen is going to have trouble too. >> exactly. >> he'll run a little ahead of romney but he can't survive a huge gap. >> if romney loses four or five percentage points it's going to be really rough. all right. mike, thank you so much. have a great weekend. >> happy weekend to you. >> all right. coming up we'll have claire mccaskill asking her why she's not more lady like when she is on the campaign trail. when we come back, can you believe that? when we come back the refs are back on the job. highlights from the nfl's thursday night games, next in sports with brian sullivan. you're just not going to want to miss that. keep it here on "morning joe." mika has jetted in from the south of france. she, too, will be here to talk about the nfl refs strike. ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealt
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
fundraisers have benefited the likes of scott brown, rand paul, david vitter, carly fiorina, and jim demint down at south carolina. murray's pac is also lending a big hand to who? josh mandel in ohio who is of course going after sherrod brown in the senate race in the buckeye state. let's turn to alec mcgillis, a writer for "the new republic." his report, "coal miners donor" details robert murray's efforts to pressure his employees into donating to republican causes. great to have you with us tonight. appreciate your time. >> thanks for having me. >> you had several -- you had several, i understand several sources come forward and tell you about this pressure to contribute. what surprised you the most? what did you find out? >> i guess i was surprised at just how long this has been going on and we haven't really heard about it. this is an amazing, years long, widespread system that's been going on where workers when they first arrive at this company are told, look. you are -- we expect you to give to the pac, to our pac that's part of working here. you're going to sign a form that le
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 3:00am EDT
and talk with ohio senator sherrod brown. >>> and a big day for swing state voters. early voting begins in ohio and a pennsylvania court blocks a voter i.d. law. all the details. share your thoughts on facebook and on twitter using the #edshow. >>> thanks for watching "the ed show." mitt romney is running behind in the polls. he needs to bring his a game tomorrow night. does he has have a game? romney has an uphill climb on his hands. no doubt about it. the comments about the 47% has done some real damage to the campaign. >> that infamous piece of tape is being given analysis by the american people. >> that infamous piece of tape is being given analysis by the american people. the latest poll shows just 23% of likely voters say romney's comments made them think more positively about the candidate. 45% said it made them feel more negatively about mitt romney. romney senior adviser ed gillespie said they are expecting the 47% remark to come up in tomorrow's debate and is prepared to answer it and address it. we believe the voters will see and appreciate the fact that what governor
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the response and talk with ohio senator sherrod brown. >>> and a big day for swing state voters. early voting begins in ohio and a pennsylvania court blocks a voter i.d. law. all the details. share your thoughts on facebook and on twitter using the #edshow. s dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. >>> thanks for watching "the ed show." mitt romney is running behind in the polls. he needs to bring his a game tomorrow night. does he has have a game? romney has an uphill climb on his hands. no doubt about it. the
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 1:00am EDT
harder than scott brown thinks it is. >>> coming up, in tonight's rewrite, the cast of "the west wing" will teach mitt romney how to win the debate. now, the question you have to ask yourself, with 23 hours to go until the debate, how fast a learner is mitt romney? [ male announcer ] the 2013 smart comes with 8 airbags, a crash management system and the world's only tridion safety cell which can withstand overhree and a half tons. small in size. big on safety. [ male announcer ] the exceedingly nimble, ridiculously agile, tight turning, fun to drive 2013 smart. ♪ >>> in the spotlight tonight, mitt romney's disastrous 47% comments are still not enough to keep his secret tax returns off the front page. "the new york times" page one headline today offshore tactics helped increase romney's wealth. and by this afternoon the obama campaign was up with this video. mitt romney has millions invested in o. shore tax havens. he says it doesn't mean he's avoiding u.s. taxes. >> i have not saved one dollar by having an investment somewhere outside this country. >> there was no reduction, no
MSNBC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
sort of off to the races. republican congressman paul brown of georgia, quote, september jobs report raises questions. quote, i don't think bls cooked numbers. i think a bunch of dems lied about getting jobs. that would have the same effect. that was from a senior writer at something called the washington examiner, a conservative thing online. eric bolling who is at fox news, he wrote, wow. obama labor department smarter than all 25 of america's top economists. or something far more inside ous. i don't know. then there was this from conservative talk radio host laura ingram. quote, jobs numbers from labor secretary hilda solis are total pro obama propaganda. just looking on twitter you could see the ground swell on the right that they were going to build their own iran-ternet on this. forget the real world they were going to build their own private world that made them happier. the real internet is inconvenient. we will have our own. the real facts are not accepted. we will have our own. time for fresh fact. you could see the ground swell building for this on the right first online b
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
republicans. they've all said it was unacceptable what he did, and i think scott brown and linda mcmahon and a lot of candidates out there will be in trouble if the national republicans go back on their word and come in here and try to fund todd akin. >> is she right, mark murray? do you think todd akin could hurt mitt romney's chances even more? >> i don't know if it's necessarily mitt romney's chances, but republicans have a dilemma right now. todd akin doesn't have a whole lot of money. if they want to win back the senate they want to help him a little bit. claire mccaskill has a ceiling of 52, 53 percentage points. aakin is the underdog after his legitimate rape comments, but do republicans try to slip some money in to that missouri race, to linda mcmahon in connecticut? all indications are and we heard it from the head of the republican senatorial committee they don't see them helping out todd akin in missouri. that is something we'll watch over the next five weeks, because this is all about republicans being able to win winnable contests. >> mark murray, always a pleasure, sir. thank y
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
that just occurred in the massachusetts senate debate tonight between scott brown and elizabeth warren. let's listen to that. >> who's your model supreme court justice? >> let me see here. that's a great question. i think justice scalia is a very good judge. justice kennedy. the i think they're very qualified people there. >> >> miss warren who would be your model supreme court justice. >> i think it would probably be elena kagan. >> jeff toobin, it seemed elizabeth warren got that right the first time. we saw scott brown move from left to right. >> it looked like he was sort of randomly picking names out of the sky. the justices who had absolutely nothing to do with each other elizabeth warren, her boss on the harvard law faculty was dean elena kagan have a long history together. >> and it seemed like scott brown wasn't ready for that answer. he was a practicing lawyer in massachusetts. to not be actively thinking about the supreme court as a senator is a little surprising to me. >> well, and to say that you're favorite justices are sotomayor and scalia among several hours that
MSNBC
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
. but if you're black or brown, 31% is how many poor african-american students who missed the third grade reading proficiency mark didn't graduate on time. 33% is how many poor latino students who failed to hit that third grade reading mark turned 19 without high school diplomas. but then there is this number. zero. zero is the gap between white and minority students when not living in poverty when it comes to graduation rates for third grade readers who hit their reading proficiency mark. what's at stake? well, it's known as matthew effect. as in the gospel of matthew. chapter 13, verse 12. that's next. a taste of what's h? check out the latest collection of snacks from lean cuisine. creamy spinach artichoke dip, crispy garlic chicken spring rolls. they're this season's must-have accessory. lean cuisine. be culinary chic. some aerosols may just mix with them. can febreze really remove them? we asked real people what they thought. take a deep breath for me. describe the smell. it's very pleasant. fresh. some kind of flower maybe? remove the blindfold... awww, oh yuck! i didn't smell
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
sleeping out in front of the board of elections. so senator tavaris and brown in toledo and in youngstown. we sleep out in front of the board of elections. it's kind of a party or festive atmosphere. it's a great deal of fun to highlight the importance of early voting. >> so as has been pointed out, mitt romney needs to take ohio if he wants to get to pennsylvania avenue. in 2008 1.7 million ballots were smimted. that's about 30% of the total numbers. what kind of numbers are you expecting this time around? >> it varies from city to city. in cincinnati where we've done it since 2008, we've had about -- oh, boy. we've had about 80 people sleep out overnight. then the next morning we had probably 200 people come out to vote in the morning. in columbus, it'll be a little bit different as there are about 200 ohio state university students who are going to be sleeping out overnight. toledo there are a lot of union workers. in cuyahoga county, there are going to be a great deal of students and other activists who will be there. in youngstown a lot of workers and union workers will be
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the california governor jerry brown will have the final say. >>> here's a scoop for you, the mars curiosity rover is about to do a little digging. it will collect sampling to see if there were ever favorable conditions for microbe yal life. >>> the presidential debate had one of the biggest audiences in history. "the new york times" says the number of people watching on tv and on the internet totalled about 70 million viewers. mitt romney's campaign is releasing three new tv ads today. one says president obama is creating debt instead of jobs. one ad will air only in nevada. another in ohio. >>> a new film about death of osama bin laden will debut on the national geographic channel only two days before the presidential election. that movie is produced by two obama fundraisers. it will air sunday, november 4th. >>> an employee of kitchen-aid sent this tweet from an official company account about president obama's grandmother during the debate which said, quote, obama's gam even knew he was going to be bad. she died three days before he became president." the company has apologized
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 3:00pm EDT
favorite segment, white folks be trippin'. on monday senator scott brown again used elizabeth warren's choice to define herself as an american indian to attack her. this from the campaign that loved the tomahawk chop. brown is mad she's claiming something she doesn't appear to be. guess someone has never driven his pickup truck to a vin disease ediesel movie. it was written obama will be reflected because he's black. suddenly it's a decisive advantage. on tuesday the bow tie tried to convince america that behind closed doors at events widely covered by the media obama turns into nath tugnat turner so be sf the scary black man. >> have you done any work in black communities? >> am i a black male? >> let's go to viewer mail. our first letter comes from george from d.c. surely being black is the truly advantageous situation in america today. look at obama, if wasn't black he wasn't be re-elected. george, have you been bumped on your head recently? by any significant metric, joblessness, incarceration, blacks is still fighting an uphill battle. our next letter is from ann from mar
MSNBC
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
complication, duval patrick says scott brown's attacks on elizabeth warren make him a, quote, bay state birther. brown's been trailing in the polls while attacking warren over her claims of being native american in heritage. >>> political and snack junkies will love this one. portraits of president obama and mitt romney made entirely of chee-tos. mmm! artist jason ballmann using 2,000 of the snacks to create a one-of-a-kind images. fans who vote on each will get a chance to win the portraits, in case you just want to have that in your house, i guess. >>> and will.i.am of the black eyed peas getting things started in denver telling students at three different stops on thursday to sign up and vote. >>> mitt romney makes a big change when it comes to those infamous 47% remarks. how it will play with voters. >>> and they're not blithely floating through this election season, but they've got major committees for your candidates. they're undecided voters, and they've got a lot on their minds this month. we will hear from some undecideds up next. you are watching msnbc, the mace for poli
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm EDT
unacceptable what he did. and i think scott brown and linda mcmahon and a lot of candidates out there are really going to be in trouble if the republicans go back on their word and try to fund todd akin. >> a lot of republicans -- >> reince priebus drew the line. how is he going to come back. sn. >> jim demint is backing him. there's a substantial section of the party that supports akin. when i was very republican national convention, i saw more than a few todd akin buttons. they're torn in two different directions. on the other hand, there's a lot of voices within the party that want to see them hurting up for his own. >> he's number ten on the list of things that's hurting romney. >> but it does go back to what you say at the start, you have to tie this back to mitt romney, back to women. this is back when people wanted to ban child labor. i don't think there's a woman in america who has looked at the facts that say i want to be free to get less money for the same day's work. >> would president obama's team in a position of strength with all of this happening go down and try t
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
add this one program note, david gregory is moderating the big scott brown/elizabeth warren debate on the nbc stations in the area and also on c-span as well for those of us out of town. that's an exciting matchup as well. thanks so much to chris cizilla. that does it for us for this edition of "andrea mitchell reports" tomorrow, obama campaign senior adviser robert gibbs joining us, tamron has a look at what's next on "news nation". >> let's face it, there's no shortage of advice coming from all sides leading up to what governor chris christie sure thinks is a game changing debate. is christie off message when he predicted it comes down to wednesday for governor romney or simply saying what everyone else is thinking? that's our gut check. we'll take a look at debate strategy from romney's zinger preps to the president's team trying to keep his answers short and to the point. a professor who's actually an expert on political rhetoric, what he says you should be watching for during the debate. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunnin
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 3:00pm EDT
trying to push that on other candidates running in more liberal areas, for example, scott brown in massachusetts. they are trying to use it to divide the republican party. and somewhat effectively. >> lynn, i want before i let you get out of here, you cover chicago politics very closely. came across the article about jesse jackson jr. and we haven't seen him in a while. he has held that seat since 1995. some are saying that as long as congressman jackson has a pulse, he will win that district. it seems kind of surprising for those of us outside chicago. is he a shoo-in at this point? >> let me explain. i've been reporting this for some time. even though no one has seen him in public since june 16th when he checked himself into the emergency room in george washington hospital, he really has nominal opposition. it is a heavily democratic district. he has a war chest of as of june it was $900,000. and while there is an independent out there and a republican nominee, they have raised virtually no money and are not running real campaigns. however, there is a demand for jackson to be see
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
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Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
." thank you for pointing out we have been criminal ligz black and brown people but now that the meth trend is coming, you talk about that a lot in the film, when white people are going to prison for these drug laws, then we are going to see a change. good luck with the film. >> comes out this friday in new york, october 5th. love foam see t. >> i'm sure they will. thank you. >>> up next -- yeah. mortal combat, political style. [ man ] ring ring... progresso this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back with great ideas like our optional better car replacement. if your car is totaled, we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask one
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
decisions like brown or roe v. wade or the public school prayer decision or certainly they read positive review of the simple rights act in '64 had to happen. i can imagine even under this court today, the court we have right now, saying no to the civil rights bill. it doesn't work there for interstate commerce. i don't know which way roberts would go on a similar question. those issues are close right now. >> it's complicated. one of the cases that could be considered is the voting rights act. that could be overturned. obviously affirmative action is going to be on the docket. that's a very complicated issue, but it works both ways. there's a high chance this court will hear an appeal to doma. it could be the first court that establishes some progressivity with respect to gay rights. it could make a historic court even though the politics would suggest otherwise. it works both ways, and it will be curious to see not only which cases they pick up in what manner and how the arguments play out because doma could come up and so could prop 8 which is a different section of the gay rights deb
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